August 2000 AAOS Report

AOA seeks fellowship applicants

The American Orthopaedic Association is seeking applications from orthopaedists for fellowship consideration. The 2002 ASG Traveling Fellowship to Austria, Switzerland and Germany is open to American orthopaedists between the ages of 40 and 46, as of December 1, 2001. The deadline for applications is April 1, 2001. For more information, contact Andrew R. Burgess, MD, chair, (847) 318-7353. The John J. F. Fahey, MD, Memorial North American Traveling Fellowship is open to North American orthopaedics who have completed an orthopaedic residency on or after June 30, 1997 or who entered directly into military service after completing an orthopaedic residency on or after June 30, 1996. For more information, contact David L. Helfet, MD, chair, (847) 318-7353. Canadians should contact the Canadian Orthopaedic Association, (514) 874-9003. The C. Howard Hatcher Pathology Fellowship seeks an individual in the United States or abroad who has completed an orthopaedic surgery residency program. The Hatcher Program is intended specifically to support fellowships that do not have existing funds available. For information and application forms, contact Frank J. Frassica, MD, chair, (847) 318-7353. The 34th Annual Residents Conference, sponsored by the American Orthopaedic Association and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, will be held from March 30 to April 1, 2001, in Hershey, Pa. For more information, contact Vincent D. Pellegrini, MD, (847) 318-7350. Inquiries about all of these fellowships can be sent to the American Orthopaedic Association, 6300 N. River Road, Suite 505, Rosemont, Ill. 60018-4263, or visit the website,

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